Behavioral Health Care Delivery

Jun 2, 2020
How Digital Can Enable an Effective COVID-19 Behavioral Health Strategy Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific 
May 14, 2020
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Bruce Bailey, president and CEO of Tidelands Health based in Georgetown, S.C., talks about how hospitals and health systems without inpatient behavioral health services or onsite mental health clinicians can still address the needs of these patients.
May 6, 2020
The American Hospital Association has a longstanding commitment to improving access to high quality, affordable treatment services for psychiatric and substance use disorders; commonly referred to has behavioral health disorders. This podcast series will explore one health system’s collaborative…
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 1, 2020
May is a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma so many experience.  
Apr 30, 2020
Today marks the first day of Mental Health Awareness Month, an important topic especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Brent Forester, M.D., chief of the Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry at McLean Hospital in Massachusetts, discusses how and why we should pay special attention to older…
Apr 28, 2020
AHA, others make an urgent request that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issue a rule as soon as possible on the 42 CFR Part 2 (Part 2) provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Safety Act (CARES Act).
Apr 28, 2020
Providing the Continuum of Outpatient Behavioral Health Services during COVID-19 Lessons from Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore
Apr 9, 2020
The American Hospital Association asks Health and Human Services to provide additional guidance and flexibility for providers caring for patients with behavioral health disorders.
Apr 2, 2020
We hope you find the strategies and resources on this page useful to manage your own mental wellbeing, and the mental wellbeing of your health care providers during the pandemic or any other crisis.
Mar 25, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals and health systems are expanding telehealth services. In addition, addressing mental health needs during this crisis is becoming increasingly important. In part one of this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, D.O., senior vice president and…